Meridian Civil Rights TrailSt. John Baptist Church was one of two locations where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was scheduled to speak in 1964, as well as the site of Polly Heidelberg's memorable confrontation of a former Klan member. "Miss Polly" was a mother figure to local Civil Rights activists.
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|Placed By||The Meridian/Lauderdale County Tourism Bureau|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at 4:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 340329 N 3583616|
|Decimal Degrees||32.37813333, -88.69733333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 22.688', W 88° 41.84'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 22' 41.28" N, 88° 41' 50.4" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1800-1868 20th St, Meridian MS 39301, US|
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